Greg Goldman | Rehoboth Beach Real Estate and Homes for Sale
The “Nation’s Summer Capital” is teeming with natural beauty, events, bars, and restaurants that make for a memorable vacation.The boardwalk alone can keep you occupied during your whole stay with its shops, concessionaires, and endless ocean views. You can also spend many hours enjoying the rides and games at Funland, another local attraction.
Rehoboth Beach’s coast isn’t just beautiful – it’s also remarkably clean. The waters here consistently pass stringent and regular water tests and the beach has received a five-star rating for water quality from the Natural Resources Defense Council for several years running. The NRDC has also named it a “Superstar Beach” several times.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has named Rehoboth Beach one of the country’s “Best Places to Retire.”The coastal setting, idyllic lifestyle, and friendly atmosphere make it attractive to retirees who want to sit back and enjoy their golden years.
Rehoboth Beach Real Estate – Homes for Sale in Rehoboth Beach DE
Buyers have plenty of homes and neighborhoods to choose from in Rehoboth Beach. There are oceanfront, bayfront, and inland properties, older homes and new construction, and residences priced from the $200,000s to the multi million-dollar range.
Single-family homes make up a significant percentage of the housing stock, though there are also many condos and townhomes to choose from.Land is still available as well. Properties that are on or near the beach tend to command the highest prices. Homes tend to have traditional and neo-traditional architectural styles and enjoy easy access to everything that the area has to offer.
Rehoboth Beach has dozens of communities – too many to mention in their entirety here. Some of the most notable are:
- Indian Beach
- The Chancellery
- South Rehoboth
- North Shores
- Canal Corkran
- The Pines
- Kings Creek Country Club
- The Glade
More on Rehoboth Beach
- The area was once home to Native Americans who came for the cool breezes and the abundant supply of seafood.English and Dutch settlers arrived and formed communities between 1650 and 1675.
- In 1873, a reverend of St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church, Robert W. Todd, purchased 414 acres from farmers and formed the Rehoboth Camp Meeting Association.
- The land was developed with a fan-shaped layout with streets, parks, and building lots. Today, most of the design is still intact.
- Delaware’s General Assembly established a municipality for the site in 1891. It was called Henlopen City and renamed Rehoboth Beach in the same year.
- The town has an estimated population of more than 1,400 (as of 2014).It swells to over 25,000 during the summer.
- Rehoboth Beach is just minutes away from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park.
- The town’s signature events include the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, Sea Witch Festival, and Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival.
Shop and Dine
- Come to The Crab House Rehoboth for the best steamed crabs in town. The restaurant has over 30 beers on tap.
- If New Jersey sea scallops and North Atlantic halibut appeal to you, try a(MUSE).
- Chesapeake & Maine serves roasted oysters, Maryland-style crab cakes and lobster risotto.
- The Big Chill Cantina is a popular local bar. Live music and a beer pong table keep regulars entertained.
- Visit Dogfish for a wide selection of cocktails and draft beer.
- Rehoboth Beach Main Street anchors the downtown area and it’s lined with an array of local shops and small businesses.
- Quiet Storm carries popular surf brands like Quiksilver, Roxy, and Billabong.